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Eating as if You Live in Greece Reduces Your Chances of Heart Attack, Cambridge University Study Says

Recent research into the impact of diet and cardiovascular disease conducted by the Medical Research Council (MRC) and Cambridge University in the UK revealed that an estimated 12.5 percent of cardiovascular deaths could be prevented if people followed the Mediterranean...

What are the Differences Between Greek Yogurt and Regular Yogurt?

Greek yogurt is good for you. In fact, it has taken over the shelves of the Western world's supermarkets, where you will find more varieties of the super-strained Greek product than you do regular yogurt. Why is that? Protein, Carbs and...

Crete Among Top 10 Places to Retire

Crete, Greece's largest island in the south Aegean Sea, ranks 8th as the best place to retire, according to the Live and Invest Overseas Annual Retire Overseas Index. The Annual retire Overseas Index comes after months of on-the-ground research, by a wide...

Mediterranean Diet Slashes Risk of Diabetes by a Third

According to a recent study by Harvard University that complied diets and medical histories of 200,000 health professionals in the U.S. over a period of 20 years, the Mediterranean diet has been proven by scientists to significantly protect us against type 2 diabetes. The...

Mediterranean Diet: Greeks Heart-Healthy Eating Plan Disclosed

Nutritionists encourage people to focus on the Mediterranean diet, following the traditional dietary patterns that were originally inspired by the countries of Greece and Spain as well as the region Southern Italy. According to scientists, eating primarily plant-based foods, replacing butter with healthy fats,...

12 Fundamental Characteristics of Greek food

What are the 12 main characteristics that make Greek food tasty, healthy and simply awesome? Here we present them to you!

Who Needs Viagra When You Can Eat Like A Greek?

Dr. Athanasios Angelis, Greek cardiologist at Hippokratio Hospital in Athens, Greece, presented his research regarding erectile dysfunction at the European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging in Vienna. According to Angelis, all a man needs to fight the erectile dysfunction problem is...

Savoring Life of the Arcadian Land

Father of medicine Hippocrates said “let food be thy medicine” more than 2,400 years ago. One’s immune system needs natural food to produce internal medicine to keep us healthy. Greek cuisine, natural and unprocessed, is the basis of the...

Finest Greek Restaurants Crete Has to Offer

Many things are being said about the much acclaimed Mediterranean diet and the beneficial effects the local Greek cuisine can have on health and well-being, and there is no better reference than the southern Greek island of Crete and...

2014 'Navarino Challenge' to be Held September in Greece

One of the main Greek sporting events of the past year, “Navarino Challenge,” will be held from September 19 to September 21, 2014 in the Costa Navarino resort in Peloponnese. Launched in 2013, “Navarino Challenge” is a marathon race taking...